Advancing Sustainable Economic Systems
This incisive book integrates the academic fields of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) as a framework for challenging the current economic paradigm and addressing the significant ecological and environmental problems faced by the contemporary business world.
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- Sustainable Consumption, Production and Supply Chain Management
- Chapter 1: Introduction to Sustainable Consumption, Production and Supply Chain Management
- Chapter 2: Sustainable consumption: an intractable problem?
- Chapter 3: Learning from the crisis
- Chapter 4: A transition phase: reconfiguration
- Chapter 5: Consumption and our place in nature
- Chapter 6: A new role for marketing?
- Chapter 7: Unsustainable consumption: conclusions
- Chapter 8: Economies of scale and the roots of mass production
- Chapter 9: Importance of mass car production
- Chapter 10: Origins of mass production: summary
- Chapter 11: Europe takes the technology lead: the case of Citron
- Chapter 12: The death of craft production: Ford and Budds impact on the French car industry
- Chapter 13: Mass production in food
- Chapter 14: Unsustainable production: conclusions
- Chapter 15: Toyotism: mass production adopts supply-chain thinking
- Chapter 16: Building sustainable supply chains
- Chapter 17: Learning from natural supply systems: towards ecological supply chain management
- Chapter 18: Supply webs: conclusions
- Chapter 19: Solutions?
- Chapter 20: Is population really a problem?
- Chapter 21: Will innovation save us?
- Chapter 22: Alternatives to mass production
- Chapter 23: Conclusions: SCP and SSCM - an elusive vision?
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